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VoxPop 1: Ovid 2000

12/20/2017
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Episode 1 of VoxPop, where we explore the works and influence of the Roman poet Ovid, 2000 years after his death. Welcome to the first episode of the new Classics podcast from the University of Oxford. We're hoping to bridge the gap between Classics at universities and Classics as experienced in our daily lives. Our first episode focuses on the Roman poet Ovid and asks: What does the myth of Narcissus have to do with Instagram? What does a Roman New Year's Party look like? Why did 12th...

Duration:01:06:40

The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy

11/2/2016
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The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy, delivered by Patrick Finglass

Duration:00:55:28

Alumni Day 2015 - Microscopic and Macroscopic. Rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars'

7/20/2016
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Gregory Hutchinson on rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars'

Duration:00:53:00

Alumni Day 2015 - Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age

6/10/2016
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Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age. Alumni Day Sept 2015 - Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age.

Duration:00:47:57

The Don Fowler Lecture 2016: Interpretation and the Metaphor of Authority

6/6/2016
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The 2016 Don Fowler Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor Alison Sharrock of the University of Manchester. The Don Fowler Memorial Lecture Series was founded in 2000 in in memory of former Classics Fellow of Jesus, Don Paul Fowler, who died in 1999 at the age of 47. The annual lecture series in his name, hosted by Jesus College and inaugurated by a lecture delivered in May 2001 by Professor Stephen Hinds of the University of Washington, has established itself as the foremost public...

Duration:00:51:53

The Sybille Haynes Lecture 2015: Pirates of Populonia? The Myth of Etruscan Piracy in the Mediterranean

5/27/2015
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The Sybille Haynes Lecture 2015: Pirates of Populonia? The Myth of Etruscan Piracy in the Mediterranean

Duration:01:21:32

Helen of Troy – myth or reality?

6/9/2014
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Dr Bettany Hughes delivers her lecture - "Helen of Troy – myth or reality?" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:53:54

Islam: Executioner or Heir of Antiquity

6/9/2014
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Tom Holland delivers his lecture - "Islam: Executioner or Heir of Antiquity" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:51:03

Oxford Classics and the wider world

6/9/2014
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Mai Musié delivers her lecture - "Oxford Classics and the wider world" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "From Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:13:27

Why Classical Reception - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

6/9/2014
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Dr Fiona Macintosh delivers her lecture "Why Classical Reception" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "From Helen to The Hijaz"

Duration:00:27:15

Grants for Schools Starting Classics - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

6/9/2014
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Nicholas Barber CBE, Chairman of Classics for All delivers his lecture "Grants for Schools Starting Classics" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:19:38

Matters of Perception in Latin Poetry and Philosophy - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

6/9/2014
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Prof Tobias Reinhardt delivers his lecture - "Matters of Perception in Latin Poetry and Philosophy" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:19:58

The Roman Empire's New Place in the World - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

6/9/2014
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Prof Nicholas Purcell delivers his lecture "The Roman Empire's New Place in the World" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:32:13

Studying Classical Gems - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

6/9/2014
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Prof Sir John Boardman delivers his lecture on "Studying Classics Gems" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"

Duration:00:27:47

The Haynes Lecture 2014: Runes and Amber. The Etruscans as Mediators Between the Classical World and Central Europe

6/5/2014
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Prof. Larissa Bonfante, New York University, delivers the 2014 Haynes Lecture. Held at The Ioannou School for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University. Introduced by Prof. Bert Smith.

Duration:01:03:48

Classics Course II: Of Course It's For You

4/10/2013
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Tim Whitmarsh gives a talk for the Classics Open Day held on 16th March 2013 about doing a Classics degree at Oxford. Classics is the most diverse, wide-ranging humanities subject in existence. Delving deep into the past, Oxford classicists study the literature, painting, sculpture, history, archaeology and philosophy of ancient Greece and Rome ... and that's just in their first year. At the heart of the subject is the learning of ancient languages, which are the key to unlocking this...

Duration:00:22:11

Adventures with Hercules

4/10/2013
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Dr Llewelyn Morgan gives a talk for the Classics Open Day, held on 16th March 2013.

Duration:00:29:03

How to be Augustus: Escaping one's past

4/10/2013
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Professor Chris Pelling give s a talk for the Classics Open Day, helpd on 16th March 2013.

Duration:00:32:48

To boldly go: Greek exploration from wife-eaters to counting cows

4/10/2013
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Dr Katherine Clarke gives a talk for the Classics Open Day, held on 15th March 2013.

Duration:00:27:48

The Haynes Lecture 2011: Tombs and Palaces in Archaic Etruria and Latium

6/17/2011
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Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Prayon, University of Tübingen, Germany delivers the 2011 Haynes Lecture. Held at The Ioannou School for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University. Introduced by Prof. Bert Smith.

Duration:01:08:45